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Based on 4 Reviews
critic reviews (4)
fan reviews ( 2 )
  • 90
    Ernest Hardy Village Voice

    Without forcing the material into facile uplift, Bloodworth-Thomason still edges it into the realm of inspirational, never overplaying the anguish or soft-pedaling the bigotry at the heart of the story. show more

  • 90
    Gary Goldstein Los Angeles Times

    Despite the pain, sadness and vast emotional upheaval depicted here, Bridegroom is also a movie filled with hope and passion, dignity and pride, and many stirring pockets of joy. show more

  • 90
    David DeWitt The New York Times

    What Bridegroom celebrates is not simply gay rights; it’s the human spirit. show more

  • 70
    Peter Debruge Variety

    It may not be balanced or especially sophisticated filmmaking, suffering from a misty-eyed oversimplification of what relationships (gay or straight) actually demand. But for many, it’s precisely the sort of emotional eye-opener needed for young people to find inspiration and naysayers to reconsider their attitudes. show more

  • December 05, 2013 uj00000000173746
    Report This User

    Such a heart breaking story, but it opens the eyes of the public to the reality for homosexuals. Thank you for being brave enough Shane to share your story. It is making great strides to provide more light on homosexuals and their rights. To any one ************ this, I recommend a box of tissues.

  • October 28, 2013 Joe
    Report This User

    This story has now moved into one of my top movies of all time! My heart goes out to you Shane for being the strong person that you are. Your healig time and walking through your new alone time & strength is wonderfully. Your circle of friends and family are great they way they stood by you! As for you not being able to go to the funeral Shanes parents are fools. Just remeber that it does not matter were he is burried, hes in your heart and no one can take that away!

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